Suicide risk: Variety of dialectical behavior therapy interventions ...

A variety of dialectical behavior therapy interventions helped to reduce suicide attempts and nonsuicidal self-injury acts in a randomized clinical trial of women with borderline personality disorder who were highly suicidal.

May 20

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Borderline personality disorder as debilitating as bipolar disorder, ...

The deterioration of psychiatric and physical health caused by borderline personality disorder (BPD) rivals that of bipolar disorder, according to new research. Experts estimate that 1.6 percent of the U.S. population is diagnosed with BPD, compared ...

May 20

Categories: Bipolar, Borderline Personality Disorder

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Scientists may have found the most likely culprit so far for ...

Researchers have found a gene that links the three previously unrelated biological changes most commonly blamed for causing schizophrenia, making it one of the most promising culprits for the disease so far, and a good target for future treatments.

May 19

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Manage Stress with the Waterfall Technique

Stress is a powerful influence on how we feel, emotionally, mentally and physically. This powerful technique can be used anywhere to help you relieve stress and relax. All you need is two minutes and a quiet place where you can close your eyes.

May 19

Categories: Meditation, Stress Management

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Anxiety May Originate In Your Gut

Have you ever felt anxiety fluttering its relentless wings in the center of your stomach? It might not be simple nervousness. The human gut is often called the "second brain," and for very good reason. Research has begun to understand the link ...

May 19

Categories: Anxiety

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Wearing red can make you appear angry and dominant

Men who wear red clothes send out a signal that they are angry and aggressive, in much the same way as if their face had reddened, suggests research.

May 18

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Syndromes with Surprising Psychotherapy Solutions

Most people now acknowledge that the mind and body are inextricably linked, and problems in one are often related to problems in the other. Yet some bodily complaints seem so physically based that it is hard to imagine that any kind of talk therapy ...

May 18

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Mindfulness

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What we do not remember?

There are lots of article on human memory, however we do not remember certain memories or events. It is puzzling and interesting on why we forget things as well. Having an accident when you were young before 3, you might recall that, but not the ...

May 16

Categories: Other, Sleep Disorders

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Tasty food could boost attention and potentially lowers blood ...

Dark chocolate can improve attention and may also lower blood pressure. In this study, chocolate was being examined, its results show that it is a stimulant and it activates the brain by increasing attention and affecting blood pressure. This study ...

May 16

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Does violence on the news affect our stress and anxiety levels?

A study found that viewing violent news events could lead to symptoms that are related to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The study found that nearly one out of four of the participants had PTSD-like symptoms from exposure to 9/11 or suicide ...

May 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Brain Health linked to a Mediterranean Diet with Olive Oil and Nuts

Although not conclusive, a Spanish study suggests that a Mediterranean diet with extra nuts and olive oil might help improve memory in older adults.

May 15

Categories: Child Development

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Sleep and Mental Health related in Children

Researchers at NTNU’s Department of Psychology have conducted a comprehensive survey of nearly 1,000 toddlers that shows that serious sleep disorders in young children can have long-term consequences.

May 15

Categories: Child Development

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Children with greater exposure to multiple languages may be better ...

Effective communication requires the ability to take others’ perspectives. Researchers from University of Chicago have discovered that children from multilingual environments are better at interpreting a speaker’s meaning than children who are ...

May 15

Categories: Child Development

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How to Respond When Your Child Says, "I'm Bored!"

Today's kids are used to being entertained by TV, video games, and computers. Many of them struggle to tolerate waiting in line at the grocery store or sitting quietly while adults hold a conversation. They grow bored fast and they're not shy about ...

May 14

Categories: Child Development

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Researchers find differences in the brains and behavior of girls and ...

New research conducted by the UC Davis MIND Institute on a large cohort of preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder has found differences in the underlying biology of their brains, and in their behavior, that may help explain how the condition ...

May 14

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child Development

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